The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank - 121 117
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the General category - 0.48% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
968 830 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.26% 33.25% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 570 485
Average daily rate £400 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.79 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £35.90 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Yorkshire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Front Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA